Whenever You’re Ready

by emily on June 23, 2015

When you go in for an audition, the casting director usually says something like,

“Start whenever you’re ready.”

Now every once in a while, an actor comes along who takes this phrase literally.

(Like literally literally, not figuratively literally).

Don’t be that actor!

But do have a good laugh at my expense, as I demonstrate what NOT to do in today’s video (with a special appearance by Wendy Davis).

Whenever You’re Ready

Of course you can take a beat to center yourself and connect before you plunge into the free fall of an audition.

Just leave the vocal warm ups, yoga, and shenanigans outside the room.

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How Not To End Your Audition

by emily on May 4, 2015

You nail your audition.

Beat.

“Great, thanks.”

“Do you want me to do it again?”

Womp.

#AuditionFail

Nothing can detract from a powerful audition performance like an awkward exit.

It’s the inspiration for today’s What NOT To Do Video.

Stay tuned to the end where I share what to do to end your audition on a simple, powerful not.

How NOT To End Your Audition


Have you ever been a reader in a casting session?  You learn so much about auditions – what works and what doesn’t.  The most powerful auditions I’ve had the privilege of sitting in on, the actors end exactly in this way.

Leave a comment.  How do you end your audition on a strong note?  Let me know what you’ve found works for you!

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How can I get them to sign me?

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Tweet A student of the A2O program recently asked a question about an upcoming agent meeting that went something like this: “My actor friend set me up with a meeting at her agency.  I get the feeling that they’re only meeting with me as a favor. How do I get them to see how great […]

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I’m an actor because…

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Auditions To Offers Scholarship Recipients!

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Tweet The results are in! I read through each and every scholarship entry. First of all, THANK YOU for taking the time to apply, to share your story, your goals and dreams, and a bit of yourself with me.  I appreciate you and I am rooting for you to receive all the success you desire […]

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Enter to win the Auditions To Offers Scholarship!

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Don’t Audition Drunk – Revisited

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Heart break – how to deal

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Doing more with less stress

February 2, 2015

Tweet I am a get-shit-done type of person.  I don’t mind hard work.  I’m an excellent strategist.  If I have a specific goal I know how to break that goal down into actionable steps and implement them until that goal has been achieved. It’s a useful skill set to have to achieve success. But. That’s […]

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It’s ok when things are not ok

January 26, 2015

Tweet Remember me? It’s your old friend, Emily Grace here! I’m sorry that I have been neglecting you these past few months.  I didn’t forget about you, and I’ve definitely thought about you often. I fell off the radar the past few months, and I’m happy to be back.  I was going through a rough […]

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